Zion City (Ill.) records, 1890-1974, (bulk 1899-1907).


Zion City (Ill.) records, 1890-1974, (bulk 1899-1907).

Mainly volumes of newspaper and periodical clippings, but also correspondence and other miscellaneous material relating to Zion City, John Alexander Dowie, Wilbur Glenn Voliva, and the Christian Catholic Church.

16 cubic ft. (1 box, 34 oversize boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7685909

Newberry Library

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